vermicelli

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Italian vermicelli, plural of vermicello (little worm), from verme (worm), from Latin vermis + -cello (diminutive suffix)

Noun[edit]

vermicelli (usually uncountable, plural vermicellis)

  1. Long, slender pasta, similar to spaghetti, only thinner.
  2. Any type of long, thin noodles, as in rice vermicelli.
  3. (Britain) Chocolate sprinkles.

Descendants[edit]

  • Irish: veirmisilí

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Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • vermicèlli, IPA(key): /vermiˈtʃɛlli/

Noun[edit]

vermicelli m pl (singular vermicello)

  1. vermicelli

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Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

vermicelli m (plural vermicellis)

  1. vermicelli (long, slender pasta)

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